Destroying dogs for lack of food.There was a practice of...
Date 1953
Track ID 218
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1953.19.2

Original Tape ID

SA1953.019

Summary

Destroying dogs for lack of food.

There was a practice of destroying dogs in the lean month of July, when the dogs used to go mad with hunger, in case they would go into the parks [fields] and worry the animals. This was called 'hang the dogs' [the expression is also given in Gaelic].

Item Notes

Transcribed in School of Scottish Studies.

Item Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - Boleskine and Abertarff

Village - Foyers

Language

English

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Collection

SoSS